University of Vermont

Diane Gayer

Diane Gayer

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Phone: 802-355-2130
Office: 416 Pine Street, # E2
Burlington, VT 05401

Areas of Interest

Environmental design, architecture, community planning

Diane Elliott Gayer is a licensed architect in the States of Vermont and Colorado. Her professional experience includes work as an architect, community planner, and environmental designer. She is director of the Vermont Design Institute (VDI), a non-profit design and community development collaborative based in Burlington, Vermont. She has managed the collaborative since April 1998. June 1999 to September 2000, Diane worked for the State of Vermont as a planner, organizing the Smart Growth conference for the State and writing a History of Planning in Vermont.


Masters of Architecture, 1979, University of Colorado, School of Design and Planning
B.A., 1975, German Languages, University of Colorado